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In the aged long ancient Roman Arena, over 50,000 seated in audience waiting  in expectation for the soon to be launched attraction.
This attraction varies from magic to pantomimes
, clowns performance, bull fighting, prisoners self defense from beast, idol honoring, goddesses recognition, animal slaughter and lots violence filled thrilling events. 
Those Romans, Greeks and other surrounding neighborhood have already installed a paramount suspense in themselves. Thereby, hours before the event kick off, they all have their position in the arena.
Today, extreme sports has taken another look, gone are those many human slaughter, and some more brutality. But the brutality trend still continues, this time under the form of full fun, adventure, discovery and challenge. Examine below some very few extreme sports of this generation and the trending risk in association with it.
The Sporting Risk
List of the sport and fun events has earlier being mentioned, but take a little look on some that trends today below:

Bull fighting: In the southern America and Mexico, this has being a long peculiar event, and it extended to Latin America, Portugal and Spain. This is an event of fighting very angry bulls and having them killed. The event has lead to the death of over 500 participants . A female fighter says “nothing is thrill seeking than being in the bull ring with a charging beast of about 1800 pounds, predicting you death or life”. The bulls used for this events are already trained to be fury and determined for battle challenges. These bulls fight with their entire might determined to win. Not all participants succeed, some are trampled to death. Sad.
Water Boarding and Surfing: This is a sporting act of surfing on the water surface and being drawn by a fast moving boat, with an aim in mind to maintaining stability on the water and exploring it vast view. For this event, a suitable board, with features like light weight, buoyancy, stream lined shape and other feature is used. This is one favorite sport for most shore visitors and water side dwellers. It is really a sport and recreation of fun, but it also has its negative sides. Such fatalities occurs at point whereby  these surfers  get smashed with unknown water rocks or the ocean high tides and currents.

Sky Diving: In this sporting event, specially qualified men of sport usually jump from  a very high height, most times possible from a moving plane, sky scrapper, or even a Jet. The point of jumping without an aid leads them to doom, so the mention of parachutes is really essential here. This parachutes leads them from the high air, safely down to the ground levels. Now, apart from the fun in viewing it, the effect of air pressure on the diver can cause internal pains and failure to quick response, and in times of critical landing, can cause real death. Well, this form of sport is illegal is some countries except under an approved organized body, or proper observatory rules and regulation guiding it. 
Skate Boarding: The body balancing on a board with rollers beneath it, is a close description to the act of skating. This is a very fun sporting, and can also be used for mini transporting around streets for fun. It risk is imposed times whereby there is no precautions and no regulations. A reckless Nigerian teen took this sport to the high drive way and eventually got smashed by a company’s truck. So for a better enhancement, these sport are be reserved to be carried out in special designated places, but it carelessness cant be ignored. It fatalities can be as a result of accident can cause bone damages. So, safety kit like helmets, knee guide and other protective tools are put on.

Scuba Diving: The desire for exploration pull these scuba divers down in to the deep sea for new findings, but this has it own forms of threats to their lives. Scuba divers always carry along an underwater breathing apparatus, and also as the oxygen tank. Some of this oxygen tank has being noted to cause effect to it carriers due to its weights. This tank which is carried on the back sometimes rest on the spinal cord of  the divers, causing depression, additional burden lung failure and possible broken cords. Another disadvantage of this sport is possible impending dangers from water mammals like the sharks, lampreys, electric fish and others, which may can attack and cause narrow on no escape on their life. Also, another danger in this expedition is the fact that the could be far away from shore and be lost in deep dark holes, searching for them would really be a mystery.
Mountain Climbing: For over ten years now, over 700 persons has paid over huge sums because of the zeal in trying mountain climbing. They all have a view in mind, that is anticipating to reach its top and acclaim a title and fame. But is so sad to tell that they sometimes go and lack the needed strength to continue, maybe contacting ill health, collapsing and lot to mention leaving tons of cops along its parts. Some of the sad incident they incurred include cold, broken bone parts from falls, strained out muscles from fatigue and tiredness. But all these risk has never discourage the zeal those yet to embark on this expeditions. Well, due to this factors, proper training and safety aid kit are being put on rendering some journey safe till its end, and others, hard to tell.

Motocross: A very fun to watch sport whereby smart bickers use special bikes like the BMX, in doing combination of drifts and stunts skills learned and practiced before hand. This sport is often carried out in hills side or desert lands. A biker explains “I have lost 37 of my bones and I have about 35 screws in me, I hope to be fine soon and go back to my dreams”. From this interview, it clearly explains that the sprit of sportsmanship and determination was still in him, and likewise, other sportsmen worldwide. Despite all these risk involved in the sport, its still loved. Extreme sports like this can hardly be terminated.
The Xycinews Media Research Journal observed“ All  of these extreme sporting activity like free falling 12,000 feet, did took it full form in the 20th century, and due to the little advancement in technology, it was not wide spread. It has now come to clear limelight today due to the abundance of technology advancement and more health care measures”.
Extreme sports has owned over 3,000 life from  it increasing death toil. So a big question lies,
Why do we still participate in them? Passion, love and desire are traits in man that can never die, so despite its mortality rate, there must be survivors, and those who engage it these sport count their selves as potential survivors.
So it a choice of cross heart examination and determination, think wisely act wisely.

Naabiae Nenu-B is a Medical Health Student and an SEO Specialist dedicated to flushing the web off fake news and scam scandals. He aims at being "Africa's Best Leak and Review Blogger" and that's the unwavering stand of Xycinews Media.

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Can Bitcoin Become the Next Global Reserve Currency?



One of the most interesting trends surfacing in the crypto industry today is the increasing likelihood of Bitcoin emerging as the next global reserve currency – something that Bitcoin fundamentalists have been preaching for the last decade. 

With the combination of transparency and decentralized trust brought on by the blockchain, individuals and companies across the world have had the opportunity to participate in a free financial system since the emergence of Bitcoin some twelve years ago. 

Since the dawn of Blockchain, trust in this trustless system has been slowly rising with a diverse range of individuals, institutional investors, and even world governments investing in the technology and the various tokens in circulation today. One result of this has been the free flow of liquidity across borders in a remarkably revolutionary way – satisfying the ever-growing need for a more efficient global financial system. 

Mr. Yoon Kim is an accomplished and dynamic crypto analyst and strategist. He successfully built the TMT sector of Tremblant Capital and helped the company increase its AUM from $200 million to $5 billion in five-years’ time. He then launched Vestry Capital, a global TMT equity fund as the head of which he served as an advisor and consultant to various hedge funds and blockchain projects.

With his 20 years of experience in investing and in the blockchain industry, Mr. Kim acutely understands these shifts in the global financial system. 

For that reason, one of the key topics of conversation during The New Normal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency panel which AIKON organized in late October was “where the future lies for the USD and its long-term position as the world’s reserve currency”. 

Mr. Kim indicated that the USD losing some of its standing in the global financial system and possibly its status as the reserve currency as an inevitable product of blockchain’s accessibility and decentralization. 

As Mr. Kim has pointed out, the current financial system has been in place since World War II – 75 years now! On average, global financial systems have typically lasted for ~70-80 years each. We are, then, coming to the end of an era and can stand with bated breath awaiting the next financial revolution. 

Moreover, history has shown that significant global events often precede the breakdown of institutionalized financial systems. For the Pax Britannica, it was World War I. For the global financial system, we have today, it may very well be the impact of COVID-19 on the world economy. 

Having been a staple of the global economy, and considering the turmoil, the US has endured throughout 2020, USD is in serious danger of being dislodged from the position of power it has enjoyed over the last three-quarters of the 21st century. 

Given the amount of influence that US politics now has on the rest of the world, and being mindful that the level of engagement that USD (as a global reserve currency) will have on the rest of the world after the presidential election will probably never reach the levels from 40 – 50 years ago when it was at its peak. With the decrease in the level of engagement of the US with the world economy after the Soviet Union dissolution, what we see now are the effects of the politics that took 20 years to materialize. 

In that sense, Mr. Kim pointed out that it is very probable that USD is about to be dethroned as the most important currency in the world. 

And while there are those who would like to see the Chinese RMB take its place, Mr. Kim considers this very unlikely to happen. For one, dethroning USD from the position of the global reserve currency would put a significant amount of pressure and responsibility on the Chinese financial system, responsibilities the country seems to be shunning presently. For instance, China has been accused of intentionally increasing demand which then leads to an increase in the prices of international commodities. 

Therefore, the question is what will supplant USD as the global reserve currency or at least become an alternate reserve currency running in parallel with USD?

Mr. Kim stated that Bitcoin seems to fit perfectly, especially taking into account the timing of its rise, as well as its ability to cross borders with very little effort. 

As political and economic relations between the US and China continue to collapse, it is becoming increasingly unlikely that either the USD or RMB will be viewed as a viable global reserve currency going forward. 

Bitcoin may prove to be the thing that both nations, as well as the rest of the world, decide they can live within the upcoming decades. 

While the Chinese government is actively restricting crypto trades, there is massive support within the government for cryptocurrencies and blockchain. This implies that they have a long-term strategy in place, where Bitcoin would be used to dislodge the USD as the global reserve currency. 

In the same way, we’re seeing the causality of the US global economics politics conducted in the past 20 years and its effect on the situation now, there is a good chance that 20 years from now we will have Bitcoin as the reserve currency of the world simply because it will not be controlled by any one nation and its financial system. 

Should Mr. Kim’s predictions come to be realized, individual and corporate players in this new market that is quickly gaining momentum should be preparing for the shift.

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Adam Nuru of FCMB Biography, Wikipedia, Real Age, Education, Net Worth




Adam Nuru Biography

Adam Nuru graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he studied Business Administration with specialization in Finance. He also holds a master’s degree from Bayero University, Kano and has attended management programmes at leading international educational institutions.

He is a fellow of the Institute of Economics of Nigeria, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Treasury Management and member of Nigerian Institute of Management, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria among others. He is the Vice Chairman of Institute of Strategic Management.


Adam Nuru Banking Career

He has been in the banking industry for over 28 years’ and his experience covers Corporate Finance, Consumer Banking, Public Sector, Treasury, Commercial/Retail Banking and Human Resources Management.

Mr. Nuru began his banking career at the Nigerian Agricultural & Cooperative Bank and has also worked at Oceanic Bank and FSB International Bank (Now Fidelity Bank), where he headed Public Sector, later Retail Banking (Lagos), and eventually Human Resources Management Group.

He joined FCMB in 2005 as Head of Enterprise Management overseeing Human Resources, Administration & Logistics and Branch Development.

And left FCMB to join FinBank Plc in 2009 as Executive Director, North Nigeria and rejoined FCMB as Executive Director Abuja & Northern Nigeria, following the merger of FCMB and FinBank in 2012.

Adam Nuru was appointed as the MD/CEO of FCMB in March 2017 after the regulatory and mandatory 10 years board membership of Ladi Balogun, the former MD expired.

FCMB saw its FCMB (UK) Limited’s business expanded from a wholesale banking operation license to include personal and business banking license in United Kingdom under his leadership.


Adam Nuru Banking Experience

Mr. Adam Nuru holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a specialisation in Finance from the Ahmadu Bello University.

He has over 20 years experience covering Corporate Finance, Consumer Banking, Public Sector, Treasury, Commercial/Retail Banking and Human Resources Management. Mr. Nuru began his career at the Nigerian Agricultural & Cooperative Bank. He also worked at Oceanic Bank and FSB International Bank (Now Fidelity Bank), where he headed Public Sector, later Retail Banking (Lagos), and eventually Human Resources Management Group. He joined FCMB in 2005 as Head of Enterprise Management overseeing Human Resources, Administration & Logistics and Branch Development.

He joined FinBank Plc in 2009 as Executive Director, North Nigeria and rejoined FCMB as Executive Director Abuja & North Nigeria, following the merger of FCMB and FinBank in 2012.


Adam Nuru Wikipedia & Scandal

The Board of Directors of the First City Monument Bank has said it is currently reviewing allegations of unethical conduct against its Managing Director, Adam Nuru.

Nuru has been at the centre of a marriage scandal involving Moyo Thomas, a former employee of the bank, and his late husband, Tunde Thomas.

A petition initiated by friends of the deceased, on Thursday had alleged that Tunde died of depression after discovering that his supposed two children with Moyo belong to the FCMB MD.

It also called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to sack Nuru, while demanding a comprehensive investigation into the matter.

“This is a case of gross misconduct based on ethical grounds and an unjustifiable economic oppression by the elite (Adam Nuru) against the underprivileged in the society,” the petition, which has already garnered over 700 signatures, reads.

Apparently, Tunde met someone else he was going to remarry but apparently didn’t recover from the first Marriage issues. Tunde was just made director for the MFB he works for. Got back from work last week and had a cardiac arrest 2 days before introduction to pregnant new girlfriend.





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Adam Nuru Family

Adam Nuru hails from Kwara state, he is married to Hauwa Nuru and they are blessed with children.


Adam Nuru Net Worth 

FCMB saw its FCMB (UK) Limited’s business expanded from a wholesale banking operation license to include personal and business banking license in United Kingdom under his leadership.

Adam Nuru’s leadership of the FCMB have seen the size of the bank increased significantly: Assets of FCMB grew from N1.19 trillion in 2017 to N1.78 trillion by end of 2019. Likewise, FCMB customer deposit grew by N265 billion between 2017 and end of 2019. Profit Before Tax also at N20billion as at end of 2019 financial year from N12billion at end of 2017.


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Ogunshola Shakirat Titilope – A Vantage Migration Scholar to Rwanda




Ogunshola Shakirat Titilope is a smart young lady with a clean reputation across many fields of her endeavors and she maintains a smart academic record as she aims for greater heights. She is from the heart of Abeokuta,Ogun state.

Ogunshola Shakirat Titilope is a real estate agent and a part time model. She dearly aims to be  a brand ambassador if presented with the opportunity.

She found Dr Linda Iheme page through a friend that asked her to follow her the page. This was when Dr Linda wanted to give out International passport to about 7 individuals in which her friend turn out to be among the lucky winners. 

So since then, she became an active follower with the hope to also participate for the next passport giveaway that comes around not knowing she would be winning something much better!!!

Qualifying for the Rwanda trip is she a wonderful feeling to her. She narrated how happy and overwhelmed she felt when she was announced as the winner.  

Her advise to the rest of Dr linda’s followers is to stay consistent, never give up. If you don’t win now, just be active and consistent on her page and also be happy for others win because your turn will surely come!!!

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